Healthcare Systems Engineering

Research Conference Presentations

International Presentations

Benneyan JC, Sinangil S, Musdal H, Ceyhan ME, Shiner B, Watts B (2011), "Specialty Care Service Location within the U.S. Veterans Health Administration", 19th Triennial Conference of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies, June 2011, Melbourne, Australia.

Musdal H, Benneyan JC (2011), "Operations Research Models for Signature Military Injuries", INFORMS Healthcare Conference, June 2011, Montreal, Quebec.

Taseli A, Benneyan JC (2011), "Risk-adjusted Statistical Monitoring and Cluster Detection", INFORMS Healthcare Conference, June 2011, Montreal, Quebec.

Ceyhan ME, Benneyan JC (2011), "Benchmarking Healthcare Systems: Data Envelopment Analysis", INFORMS Healthcare Conference, June 2011, Montreal, Quebec.

Benneyan JC (2011), "Implementing CHOT Collaborative Healthcare Operations Research", INFORMS Healthcare Conference, June 2011, Montreal, Quebec.

Benneyan JC (2010), "Methods for Measuring Compliance to the Evidence Base", International Forum on Quality and Safety in Health Care, accepted for presentation April 2010, Nice France.

Benneyan JC, Taseli A (2006), "Risk-Adjusted Sequential Probability Ratio Tests for Non-Homogeneous Dichotomous Events", Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences International Conference, June 2006, Hong Kong, China.

Benneyan JC, Ozer I (2006), "Patient-level Integrated Statistical Process Control and Bounded Feedback Adjustment Schemes", Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences International Conference, June 2006, Hong Kong, China.

Brown S, Potter-Bynoe G, Goldmann D, Benneyan JC (2001), "Use of g-Charts (GC), Exponentially-Weighted Average g-Charts (EWGC), and c-Charts (CC) for Automated Outbreak Detection", Annual Meeting of the Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America, Toronto Ontario.

Curran E, Hood J, Benneyan JC (2001), "Controlling Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Using Feedback and Annotated Process Control Charts", Annual Meeting of the Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America, Toronto Ontario.

Benneyan JC (2000), "New Control Charts for Monitoring Infrequent Adverse Events", European Forum on Healthcare Improvement, invited, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Benneyan JC (1998), "Measuring Performance and Improvement from a Statistical Quality Management Perspective", 15th International Society for Quality in Health Care Conference, Budapest Hungary.

National Presentations

Bargal B, Eisner J, Chen K, Chari S, Benneyan J (2017), "Alternative Methods to Root Cause Analysis for Understanding Adverse Events in Healthcare Systems", International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics, July 2017, Los Angeles, CA

Eisner J, Bargal B, Benneyan JC (2017), "Alternatives to Root Cause Analysis for Understanding Healthcare Adverse Events", IISE Annual Conference & Expo, May 2017, Pittsburgh, PA

Benneyan JC, Shutt A, Ramirez N (2017), "A Human-Centered Approach to Improving Healthcare: The SEIPS Model", IISE Annual Conference & Expo, May 2017, Pittsburgh, PA

Benneyan J, Jacobsen M, Ergai A, Gurney R, Silverstein S, Han P, Waterston L, Van der Kloot T, Bing-You R, Bates P (2017), "Systems Engineering Collaboration to Analyze Internal Medicine Residency", Society for General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting, April 2017, Washington, DC

Benneyan J, Ergai A, Gurney R, Van der Kloot T, Bates P (2017), "Redesigning U.S. Graduate Medical Education Using Systems Engineering", Society for Health Systems Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference, March 2017, Orlando, FL

Cyr M, Jacobsen M, Benneyan J (2017), "The Costs and Consequences of Poor Care Access", Society for Health Systems Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference, March 2017, Orlando, FL

Taylor ND, Benneyan JC, Benedict A, Gupta N (2012), "Schedule Based Operating Room Inventory Management", IIE Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, May 2012, Orlando, FL

Isci S, Benneyan JC, Benedict A (2012), "Handling Data Inaccuracy in Healthcare Inventory Management", IIE Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, May 2012, Orlando, FL

Nourazari S, Benneyan JC, Sipahi R (2012), "Controlling Healthcare Queues", Northeastern University Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo (RISE), poster presentation, March 2012, Boston, MA

Bettinger B, Benneyan JC (2012), "Game Theoretical Models for Cooperative Competition in the Healthcare Industry", Northeastern University Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo (RISE), poster presentation, March 2012, Boston, MA

Taylor ND, Isci S, Benneyan JC (2012), "Improved Inventory Management", Northeastern University Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo (RISE), poster presentation, March 2012, Boston, MA

Musdal H, Uzunlar O, Benneyan JC (2012), "Locating Medical Specialties across Care Networks to Improve Costs and Access", Northeastern University Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo (RISE), poster presentation, March 2012, Boston, MA

Erbis S, Isaacs JA, Benneyan JC (2012), "Modeling Approaches for Nanomanufacturing Production Scale-up Planning", Northeastern University Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo (RISE), poster presentation, March 2012, Boston, MA

Musdal H, Benneyan JC (2012), "Operations Research Models for the Silent Injuries of Modern Military Conflicts", Northeastern University Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo (RISE), poster presentation, March 2012, Boston, MA

Karakus Z, Benneyan JC (2012), "Optimal Detection of Health Care Adverse Event Rate Changes", Northeastern University Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo (RISE), poster presentation, March 2012, Boston, MA

Mutlu S, Turkcan A, Benneyan JC (2012), "Scheduling in Complex Healthcare Environments', Northeastern University Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo (RISE), poster presentation, March 2012, Boston, MA

Mutlu S, Turkcan A, Jordan V, Benneyan JC (2011), "Co-availability Scheduling Models to Enable Clinical Team Coordination", Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) Conference, November 2011, Charlotte, NC

Bettinger B, Benneyan JC (2011), "The Volunteer's Dilemma in the Provision of Healthcare", Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) Conference, November 2011, Charlotte, NC

Sinangil S, Ceyhan ME, Benneyan JC, Musdal H, Watts BV, Shiner B (2011), "A Multi-period Capacitated Location Model for Specialty Care Services across VA Healthcare Systems", INFORMS Healthcare Conference, June 2011, Montreal, Quebec.

Bettinger B, Benneyan JC (2011), "A Game Theoretical Approach to the Strategy of Competing Hospitals", INFORMS Northeast Regional Conference, May 2011, Amherst, MA.

Musdal H, Benneyan JC (2011), "A Systems Engineering Agenda for the Military Silent Injuries", INFORMS Northeast Regional Conference, May 2011, Amherst, MA.

Karakus Z, Benneyan JC, Taseli A (2011), "Applied Statistical Process Control Methods to Neonatology Quality Improvement", INFORMS Northeast Regional Conference, May 2011, Amherst, MA.

Sinangil S, Benneyan JC, Ceyhan ME, Musdal H, Shiner B, Watts B (2011), "Capacitated location-allocation model application across VA Healthcare Network: Sleep Disorder Study", INFORMS Northeast Regional Conference, May 2011, Amherst, MA.

Bond C, Ceyhan ME, Benneyan JC, Shiner B, Watts B (2011), "Design of Primary Care Panels within the VA Healthcare System", INFORMS Northeast Regional Conference, May 2011, Amherst, MA.

Demirkan S, Benneyan JC (2011), "Readmissions from Statistical Process Control Perspective", INFORMS Northeast Regional Conference, May 2011, Amherst, MA.

Taseli A, Benneyan JC (2011), "Risk-adjusted Statistical Surveillance: A New Distribution of Heterogeneity", INFORMS Northeast Regional Conference, May 2011, Amherst, MA.

Ceyhan ME, Benneyan JC (2011), "Variance and Bias Effects from Estimated Proportions in Data Envelopment Analysis: DEA", INFORMS Northeast Regional Conference, May 2011, Amherst, MA.

Davies M, Benneyan JC (2009), "Building Engineering and Healthcare Partnerships: Why and How?", Institute for Healthcare Improvement Annual Forum, invited, December 2009.

Benneyan JC, Sunnetci A, Ceyhen ME (2009). "Data Envelopment Analysis Models for Identifying the Most Effective Healthcare Organizations - Finding 'Toyota' Hospitals", Mayo Clinic Conference on Systems Engineering & Operations Research in Health Care, August 2009, Rochester, MN.

Ok ZD, Benneyan JC, Isaacs JA (2009), "Desirability Function Models for Safe Nanotechnology", Institute for Operations Research and Management Science conference, October 2009.

Benneyan JC (2009), "Important Problems in Healthcare Industrial Engineering and Operations Research", Institute for Operations Research and Management Science conference, invited panel, October 2009.

Buyukozturk F, Benneyan JC, Carrier RL (2009), "Impact of Emulsion-Based Drug Delivery Systems on Intestinal Permeability and Drug Release Kinetics", Northeastern University Research and Technology Expo 2009, poster presentation, Boston, MA.

Taseli A, Benneyan JC (2009), "A Risk-Adjusted Scan Statistic for Non-Homogeneous Dichotomous Events", Northeastern University Research and Technology Expo 2009, poster presentation, Boston, MA.

Ok ZD, Benneyan JC, Isaacs JA (2009), "Modeling Approaches for Nanomanufacturing Risk Assessment", Northeastern University Research and Technology Expo 2009, poster presentation, Boston, MA.

Topcu A, Benneyan JC, Cullinane T (2009), "A Multi-Dimensional Bi-section Simulation-Optimization Approach for Longitudinal Inventory Space Planning in Remanufacturing Facilities", Northeastern University Research and Technology Expo 2009, poster presentation, Boston, MA.

Musdal H, Benneyan JC (2009), "A Multi-State Fuzzy Categorical Model for Military and Civilian Traumatic Brain Injury", Northeastern University Research and Technology Expo 2009, poster presentation, Boston, MA.

Ceyhen ME, Benneyan JC (2009), "Longitudinal Targets in Data Envelopment Analysis", Northeastern University Research and Technology Expo 2009, poster presentation, Boston, MA.

Benneyan JC (2008), "Healthcare Quality Engineering", invited, Fall Technical Conference of the American Statistical Association and American Society for Quality Control, October 2008, Phoenix, AZ.

Taseli A, Benneyan JC (2008), "A Risk-Adjusted Scan Statistics for Non-homogeneous Dichotomous Events", Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) Conference, November 2008, Washington DC.

Ceyhan ME, Benneyan JC (2008), "Handling Estimated Proportions in Data Envelopment Analysis", Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) Conference, November 2008, Washington DC.

Topcu A, Benneyan JC, Cullinane T (2008), "DOE-Based Heuristics for Remanufacturing Reconfigurable Storage Requirements", Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) Conference, November 2008, Washington DC.

Taseli A, Benneyan JC, (2008), "Risk-Adjusted Sequential Probability Ratio Tests and Cumulative Sum Charts for Binomial Probability Convolutions and Heterogeneous Binary Data", Turkish American Scientists and Scholars Association Annual Meeting, April 2008, Boston, MA.

Topcu A, Benneyan JC, Cullinane T (2008), "Stochastic Programming Recourse Models for Reconfigurable Systems", Turkish American Scientists and Scholars Association Annual Meeting, April 2008, Boston, MA.

Ok ZD, Benneyan JC, Isaacs J, (2008), "Monte Carlo Risk Analysis of HiPco SWNT Manufacturing Process under Uncertain Occupational Risk and Regulations", Turkish American Scientists and Scholars Association Annual Meeting, April 2008, Boston, MA.

Ceyhan ME, Sunnetci A, Benneyan J (2008), "Proportions, Estimated Rates, and Weight-Restrictions in Data Envelopment Analysis", Turkish American Scientists and Scholars Association Annual Meeting, April 2008, Boston, MA.

Ok ZD, Benneyan JC, Isaacs JA (2008), "Multi-Criteria Monte Carlo Risk Analysis of HiPco SWNT Manufacturing Process Under Uncertain Occupational Risk and Regulations", Northeastern University Research and Technology Expo 2008, poster presentation, March 2008, Boston, MA.

Ceyhan ME, Benneyan JC (2008), "National Healthcare Systems and Their Relative Efficiencies: A Resampling Approach for Handling Estimated Rate Inputs in Data Envelopment Analysis", Northeastern University Research and Technology Expo 2008, poster presentation, March 2008, Boston, MA.

Taseli A, Benneyan JC (2008), "Risk Adjusted Statistical Detection Methods", Northeastern University Research and Technology Expo 2008, poster presentation, March 2008, Boston, MA.

Sunnetci A, Benneyan JC (2008), "Proportional Data, Weight-Restrictions, and Hyper-Efficiency Surfaces in Data Envelopment Analysis", Northeastern University Research and Technology Expo 2008, poster presentation, March 2008, Boston, MA.

Topcu A, Benneyan JC, Cullinane T (2008), "Stochastic Programming and Monte Carlo Recourse Optimization Models for Reconfigurable Facilities", Northeastern University Research and Technology Expo 2008, poster presentation, March 2008, Boston, MA.

Harris B, Benneyan JC (2008), "Applications, Computational Complexity, and Approximations of J-Binomial Probability Convolutions", Northeastern University Research and Technology Expo 2008, poster presentation, March 2008, Boston, MA.

Benneyan JC (March 2007), "Opioid Abuse Signal Detection and Response", Tufts Health Care Institute Program on Risk Management, invited.

Curran E, Harper P, Loveday H, Gilmour H, Jones H, Benneyan JC, Hood J, Pratt R (2007), "Results of a multi-centre randomised control trial of statistical process control charts and structured diagnostic tools to reduce ward-acquired meticillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus", Society of Hospital Epidemiology of America, April 2007, Philadelphia, PA.

Ceyhan ME, Benneyan JC, Sunnetci A (2007), "Data Envelopment Analysis of National Healthcare Systems and Their Relative Efficiencies", Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) Conference, November 2007, Seattle, WA.

Taseli A, Benneyan JC, (2007), "Cumulant Based Approximation for Heterogeneous J-Binomial Distributions Using Orthogonal Polynomials", Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) Conference, November 2007, Seattle, WA.

Benneyan JC, Sunnetci A (2007), "The Relative Efficiency of New England VA Medical Facilities", Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) Conference, November 2007, Seattle, WA.

Benneyan JC (2007), "Industrial Engineering and Operations Research in Health Care", Institute of Industrial Engineers Annual Conference, May 2007, Nashville, TN.

Ok ZD, Isaacs JA, Benneyan JC (2007), "Modeling Production Costs of SWNT Manufacturing Given Uncertain Health and Safety Standards", Northeastern University Research and Technology Expo 2007, poster presentation, Boston, MA.

Torabkhani A, Isaacs JA, Benneyan JC (2007), "Embedded Simulation Models in Educational Games on Environmental Issues for Engineering Students", Northeastern University Research and Technology Expo 2007, poster presentation, Boston, MA.

Benneyan JC (2006), "Optimal Heterogeneous Patient Monitoring and Deadband Feedback Control", Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) Conference, November 2006, Pittsburgh, PA.

Benneyan JC, Godfrey B (2006), "Statistical Issues in Healthcare Improvement", American Society for Quality World Conference, invited, May 2006, Milwaukee, WI.

Benneyan JC, Resar R, Scoville R (2006), "Designing Reliable Healthcare Processes", Institute for Healthcare Improvement Annual Forum, December 2006, Orlando, FL.

Benneyan JC, Butler SF, Katz N, Villapiano A, Colucci R, Houle B (2006), "Statistical Process Control Methods for Improved Signal Detection in Prescription Drug Abuse Surveillance", College on Problems of Drug Dependence Conference, June 2006.

Benneyan JC (2006), "Monitoring and Feedback Control of Autocorrelated and Non-Homogeneous Healthcare Processes", National Science Foundation DMII Grantees Conference, June 2006, St Louis, MO.

Katz NP, Ball J, Hughes A, Benneyan JC, (2006), "The Epidemiology of Prescription Opioid Abuse", American Pain Society 25th Annual Scientific Meeting, May 2006, San Antonio, TX.

Benneyan JC (2006), "Industrial Engineering and Operations Research in Health Care", Institute of Industrial Engineers Annual Conference, May 2006, Orlando, FL.

Benneyan JC, Schneider T (2006), "The 100,000 Lives Campaign", Society for Health Systems Conference, February 2006, San Diego, CA.

Budman SH, Benneyan JC (2005), "New Approaches in Prescription Opioid Abuse Surveillance", Opioid Risk Management Conference, invited, Tufts Health Care Institute, March 2005.

Benneyan JC (2005), "Statistical Control Charts for Evidence Based Medicine Bundles and Composite Measures", Triennial Conference of the International Federation of Operations Research Societies, July 2005, Honolulu, HI.

Benneyan JC (2005), "Risk-Adjusted Control Charts for Non-Homogeneous Dichotomous Events", American Statistical Association Quality and Productivity Research Conference, May 2005, Minneapolis, MN.

Benneyan JC (2005), "Healthcare Reliability Models", IIE Industrial Engineering Research Conference, May 2005, Atlanta, GA.

Benneyan JC (2005), "Some New Statistical Process Control Charts for Healthcare Processes", Society for Health Systems Annual Conference, February 2005, Dallas, TX.

Benneyan JC (2004), "Some Statistical Process Control Methods for Healthcare", Institute for Healthcare Improvement National Forum, December 2004.

Benneyan JC, Ozer I (2004), "Integrated Bounded Feedback Adjustment and Statistical Process Control", IIE Industrial Engineering Research Conference.

Curran ET, Coia JE, Cowan T, Benneyan JC, Hood J (2003), "Detecting Gastrointentinal Outbreaks Using Routinely Available Data and a Quality Improvement Approach", 2003 Annual Meeting of the Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America, Arlington, VA.

Benneyan JC, Borgman A (2003), "Properties of Risk-Adjusted Control Charts for Regional Adverse Event Surveillance", Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences, Atlanta, GA.

Benneyan JC (2003), "Statistical Quality Control Methods for Health Systems Problems", National Science Foundation DMII Grantees Conference, Birmingham, AL.

Curran E, Benneyan JC, Hood J (2002), "User Acceptability of Monthly Process Control Charts of New Ward Acquired MRSA and C. Difficile as a Proxy for Pan-Infection Control Practices", Annual Meeting of the Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America, Salt Lake City, UT.

Curran E, Booth M, Benneyan JC, Hood J (2002), "Reduction of Catheter Related Blood Stream Infections, MRSA's, and Contaminated Blood Cultures in an ITU by 3 Simple Quality Improvement Programmes", Annual Meeting of the Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America, Salt Lake City, UT.

Curran E, Benneyan J, Kirkpatrick P, Paterson E, Hood J (2002), "Benefits of the Reduction of C. Difficile Associated Diarrhoea Following the Introduction of Process Control Charts Fed Back to Wards Monthly", Annual Meeting of the Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America, Salt Lake City, UT.

Benneyan JC, Simmonds T, Moen R (2001), "An Exercise for Teaching the PDSA Model for Improvement", Institute for Healthcare Improvement Annual Forum, December 2001, Orlando, FL.

Brown S, Hahn M, Theobald D, Potter-Bynoe G, Stelling J, O'Rourke E, Goldmann D, Benneyan JC (2001), "Use of g-charts and Exponentially-Weighted g-Charts in Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus Surveillance: Cluster Detection", Annual Conference of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Minneapolis, MN.

Barr J, Geller E, Benneyan JC, Rainey T (2001), "Reducing the Incidence of Ventilator-Assoicated Pneumonia and Methicillin Resistant Staph Aureus Infections in ICU Patients", Society for Critical Care Medicine Conference.

Curran ET, Benneyan JC, Booth M, Weinhardt B, Hood J (2000), "Employing Statistical Process Control (SPC) Charts as an Adjunct to Catheter Related Blood Stream Surveillance in the ITU", Society of Hospital Epidemiology of America Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

Benneyan JC (2000), "Design and Performance of Number-Between Type Control Charts for Low Defect Processes", IIE Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Cleveland, OH.

Benneyan JC, Satz D, Flowers S (1999), "Preliminary Design of an Internet-Based Graphical Surveillance Information System", American Medical Informatics Association Conference, Washington DC.

Benneyan JC (1999), "New Number-Between g-type Control Charts for Monitoring Infrequent Adverse Events", Institute for Healthcare Improvement Annual Forum, New Orleans, LA.

Benneyan JC (1999), "Design and Use of g Statistical Control Charts in Infection Control", Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences.

Benneyan JC (1999), "Some Comments on the Use of Statistical Control Charts in Health Care", Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems 1999 International Conference, Cocoa Beach, FL.

Benneyan JC, Satz D, Flowers S (1998), "Use of Industrial Quality Control and Internet Technology for Monitoring Healthcare System Performance", Sixteenth Annual International Nursing Computer and Technology Conference Proceedings, Orlando, FL.

Benneyan JC, Kaminsky FC (1997), "Analysis of FDA-Approved Automated Pap Smear Screening Policies for Cervical Cancer", Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences.

Benneyan JC (1996), "Diagnostic Accuracy and Optimal Clinical Laboratory Screening Policies", Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences.

Benneyan JC (1995), "Using Computer Simulation and Queueing to Improve Health Care", New England Healthcare Assembly, invited, Boston, MA.

Benneyan JC (1996), "Successfully Using Statistical Quality Control in Service Applications: Methods and Case Studies", Annual ASQC Service Industries Division Conference Proceedings, 1-10.

Kaminsky FC, Benneyan JC, Andrzewski C (1995), "Total Quality Management and Statistical Process Control in Clinical Laboratories, with Applications to EIA Testing for HIV Antibodies", American Association of Blood Banks, New Orleans, LA.

Kaminsky FC, Benneyan JC (1995), "Alternate Inspection Policies in Pap Smear Testing for the Detection of Cervical Cancer", International Applied Statistics in Medicine Conference, Dallas, TX.

Benneyan JC (1995), "Design of Statistical g Control Charts for Nosocomial Infection: Number of Events between Infections and Other Alternatives", International Applied Statistics in Medicine Conf., Dallas, TX.

Negris RE, Daurio C, Benneyan JC (1993), "Automated Visual Fields: A Large HMO Study", American Academy of Optometry Meeting, Boston, MA.